History (Ecclesiastical) Submitted Names

These names are used primarily to refer to historical saints and other ecclesiastical figures. They are not commonly used by other people.
Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
Abdiesus m History (Ecclesiastical)
Means "servant of Jesus" from Arabic عبد ('abd) meaning "servant" combined with Iesus. This was the name of multiple Persian saints.
Abiatha f History (Ecclesiastical)
Abiatha, Hathes, and Mamlacha were virgins and martyrs of the Beth-Garma province of Syria.
Abibus m History (Ecclesiastical)
Latinized form of Ἄβιβος (Abibos) or (Habibos), which is also found written as Ἄββιβος (Abbibos) or (Habbibos). It is a hellenization of the Hebrew name Aviv, and not of the Arabic name Habib, which most people would think at first glance.... [more]
Acace m History (Ecclesiastical)
French form of Akakios via Acacius.
Acario m Italian (Archaic), History (Ecclesiastical, Italianized), Theatre, Spanish (Rare, Archaic)
Italian and Spanish form of Acharius. The 7th-century Frankish saint Acharius, bishop of Noyon-Tournai, is known as Acario in Italian and Spanish. This was used by Gigio Artemio Giancarli for a character in his play La Zingana (1545)... [more]
Acarius m Frankish (Latinized), History (Ecclesiastical)
Variant of Acharius. Saint Acarius (died 14 March 642) was bishop of Doornik and Noyon, which today are located on either side of the Franco-Belgian border... [more]
Aceolus m History (Ecclesiastical)
Saint Aceolus of Amiens worked as a sub-deacon who was studying for the priesthood when he was arrested and murdered as part of the persecutions of Emperor Diocletian in 303 near Amiens, France.
Acharius m History (Ecclesiastical), Germanic (Latinized)
Latinized form of a Germanic name which was derived from Proto-Germanic *agjō "blade" and Old High German heri "host, army"... [more]
Achillas m History (Ecclesiastical)
Bishop and theologian who lived in an era of dispute in the Church. Achillas was the bishop of Alexandria, Egypt, one of the most powerful cities in the world at the time. Succeeding as bishop a man named St... [more]
Adalgott m Romansh, History (Ecclesiastical)
Romansh form of Adalgod. This was the name of Saint Adalgott II of Disentis (died 1165), a 12th-century monk and bishop. His feast day is celebrated on 3 October.
Adalsinda f History (Ecclesiastical)
Variant of Adalsind. Saint Adalsinda is a Catholic saint especially venerated in Douai, France.
Adelphus m Late Roman, History (Ecclesiastical)
Derived from Greek ἀδελφός (adelphós) "brother" (literally "from the same womb", from the copulative prefix a- "together with" and delphys "womb"). Adelphus was a bishop of Metz, France, who is now venerated as a saint in the Catholic Church.
Adjutor m History (Ecclesiastical)
Means "helper" in Latin. Adjutor is the patron saint of swimmers, boaters, and drowning victims, as well as of Vernon, France.
Adomnán m Old Irish, History (Ecclesiastical)
Old Irish diminutive of Adam. Saint Adomnán was the ninth abbot of Iona Abbey, considered one of the most significant churchmen and intellectuals of the seventh century.
Adon m History (Ecclesiastical)
French form of Ado. Adon de Vienne (known as Ado of Vienne in English) was archbishop of Vienne in Lotharingia from 850 until his death and is venerated as a saint... [more]
Aedesius m History (Ecclesiastical)
Martyr and brother of St. Apphian. Aedesius, a Christian of some note in Caesarea, now part of modern Israel, witnessed the persecution of Christians, the result of Emperor Diocletian's policies... [more]
Aetherius m History (Ecclesiastical), Medieval French (Latinized, ?)
This name was borne by multiple saints: Saint Aetherius of Nicomedia (died 304), who was martyred during the persecutions of the Roman emperor Diocletian; Saint Aetherius the Martyr (4th century), a missionary bishop who evangelized in the Crimea and southern Russia and was also martyred; Saint Aetherius of Auxerre (6th century), a bishop of Auxerre, France; Saint Etherius of Lyons (died 602), a bishop of Lyons, France; and Saint Aetherius of Vienne (7th century), a bishop of Vienne, France.
Afrelia f History (Ecclesiastical)
Afrelia was a late 6th century saint, and princess of Powys. It has been suggested that she may be identical to the little-known Saint Arilda of Gloucester.
Aganus m History (Ecclesiastical)
Benedictine abbot of St. Gabriel's in Campania, Italy.
Agapitus m History (Ecclesiastical)
Martyr in the reign of Emperor Aurelian. Buried in Palestrina, in Italy, Agapitus is traditionally identified as a fifteen-year old caught in the persecutions of the Christians in Antioch. He was brought before the governor when he announced his faith... [more]
Aglaida f Russian (Archaic), Bulgarian (Rare), Moldovan (Rare), History (Ecclesiastical)
Cognate of Aglaia. According to Orthodox Christian ecclesiastical traditions, Aglaida is venerated as a Virgin-Martyr alongside Saint Drosis.
Agobard m History (Ecclesiastical)
Agobard of Lyon (c. 779–840) was a Spanish-born priest and archbishop of Lyon, during the Carolingian Renaissance. The author of multiple treatises, ranging in subject matter from the iconoclast controversy to Spanish Adoptionism to critiques of the Carolingian royal family, Agobard is best known for his critiques of Jewish religious practices and political power in the Frankish-Carolingian realm... [more]
Aidric m History (Ecclesiastical)
From the Germanic name Aldric. This was the name of a 9th-century saint.
Aignan m French (Rare), History (Ecclesiastical)
French form of Anianus. Saint Aignan (358–453) was Bishop of Orléans, France, and assisted Roman general Flavius Aetius in the defense of the city against Attila the Hun in 451.
Ailerán m Medieval Irish, History (Ecclesiastical)
Borne by Ailerán the Wise, Irish scholar and saint.
Aleydis f Dutch (Rare), Flemish (Rare), History (Ecclesiastical)
Older form of Aleidis. Aleydis of Schaerbeek, also known as Alice of Schaerbeek, (c. 1220–1250) was a Cistercian laysister who is venerated as the patron saint of the blind and paralyzed... [more]
Alkelda f English (British, Rare, Archaic), Anglo-Saxon Mythology, History (Ecclesiastical)
Younger form of Old English Hǣlcelde. Saint Alkelda (died on 28 March c. 800) was ostensibly an Anglo-Saxon princess who was strangled by pagan Viking women during Danish raids in about 800 at Middleham in Yorkshire, England... [more]
Allyre m French (Rare, Archaic), History (Ecclesiastical)
Possibly of Germanic origin. This was the name of a 4th-century Gallo-Roman saint praised by Gregory of Tours. Also known as Illidius, he was a bishop of Clermont in Auvergne, France, which he worked to establish as a center of religious teaching and devotion... [more]
Alphonsa f History (Ecclesiastical)
Feminine form of Alphonsus (see Alfonso). Saint Alphonsa (1910-1946) adopted this as a monastic name in honour of Saint Alphonsus Liguori (1696-1787).
Ammonaria f History (Ecclesiastical)
Derived from the name of the Egyptian god Ammon combined with the suffix -αρία (-aria). Alternatively it may be a Latinized form of Ammonarion... [more]
Ananie m History (Ecclesiastical)
French form of Hananiah via its Hellenized form Ananias.
Andronique m History (Ecclesiastical)
French form of Andronikos via Andronicus.
Anèse m History (Ecclesiastical, Gallicized)
French form of Anesius. This name was borne by an obscure saint martyred alongside Théodule, Felix and Cornélie.
Angadresma f History (Ecclesiastical), Frankish (?)
Saint Angadresma (or Angadrisma) was a 7th-century abbess and miracle worker venerated in Beauvais, France.
Ansgário m History (Ecclesiastical)
Portuguese form of Ansgar via the form Ansgarius.
Ansgario m History (Ecclesiastical)
Italian form of Ansgar via the form Ansgarius.
Anthia f History (Ecclesiastical), Literature
Possibly a variant of Anthea. This name was borne by a 2nd-century Illyrian saint who was martyred with her son Eleutherius during the persecutions of the Roman emperor Hadrian... [more]
Anysia f Greek (Rare), History (Ecclesiastical)
Said to mean "fulfillment, completion" in Greek, from άνύω (anuo) "to accomplish or complete". Saint Anysia of Salonika was a Christian virgin and martyr of the 4th century.
Aouen m History (Ecclesiastical)
The name of a minor Breton saint of whom nothing else is known.
Aphrodise m History (Ecclesiastical)
French form of Aphrodisius (see Aphrodisios).
Apolinaria f Spanish (Latin American, Rare), Polish (Rare), Moldovan (Rare), Ancient Greek, History (Ecclesiastical)
Spanish and Polish feminine form of Apollinaris and Romanian form of Apollinaria. This is also attested as an ancient Greek name.
Apollinaria f Russian, History (Ecclesiastical)
Russian feminine form of Apollinaris. According to Orthodox Christian ecclesiastical traditions, Apollinaria is venerated as a Virgin-Martyr alongside Saint Drosis.
Apphian m History (Ecclesiastical)
Aphian (Apphian, Apian, Appian, Amphianus, Amphian; Amfiano in Spanish and Italian) is venerated as a martyr by the Catholic Church and by the Eastern Orthodox Church. He is said to have died during the persecutions of the Emperor Galerius on April 2 in or around the year 305.
Aquileo m Spanish (Latin American, Rare), History (Ecclesiastical, Hispanicized)
Spanish form of Achilleus, the name of two early Christian saints, as well as a usurper of the Roman Empire (Aurelius Achilleus).... [more]
Ardan m History (Ecclesiastical)
Benedictine monk, also known as Ardanus. 13th abbot of the abbey of Saint Philibert at Tournus, diocese of Autun, France in 1028. Restored monastic buildings there, and cared for the local people during the famine of 1030 to 1033.
Arilda f History (Ecclesiastical)
Saint Arilda was an obscure female saint from Oldbury-on-Severn in the English county of Gloucestershire who probably lived in the 5th- or 6th-century. She may have been of either Anglo-Saxon or Welsh origin.
Armentarius m Judeo-French, History (Ecclesiastical)
Derived from Latin armentarius meaning "cow herder, cowboy, herdsman".
Arnulphe m History (Ecclesiastical)
French form of Arnulf and variant of Arnoulf.
Arthelais f History (Ecclesiastical)
Saint Arthelais (544–560) is venerated as a Christian saint.... [more]
Asclépiade m French, History (Ecclesiastical)
French form of Asklepiades via it's Latinized form Asclepiades.
Asclipe m History (Ecclesiastical)
French form of Asclepius via Asklepios. It is the name of a ninth century saint.
Aspais m History (Ecclesiastical), History (Gallicized)
French form of Aspasios via it's Latinized form Aspasius.
Assur m Ancient Assyrian (Polonized), History (Ecclesiastical, Polonized)
Polish form of Ashur, the Assyrian (Mesopotamian) god.
Asti m History (Ecclesiastical), Albanian
Asti is a 2nd-century Christian martyr venerated by the Roman Catholic and Eastern Orthodox churches. He was the bishop of Dyrrhachium (now Durrës in Albania). According to legend, he was arrested by Agricola, the Roman governor of Dyrrachium, and was tortured to death around 98 AD for refusing to worship the god Dionysius.
Astrik m History (Ecclesiastical)
Saint Astrik of Pannonhalma (died c. 1030/1040) is a saint of the 11th century.
Attracta f Irish, Medieval Irish (Latinized), History (Ecclesiastical)
Latinized form of the Gaelic name Athracht, which is of uncertain meaning. The Latinization was perhaps influenced by attractus "attracted". This was the name of a 6th-century Irish saint who was known as a healer and miracle worker.
Audifax m History (Ecclesiastical)
The best-known (and possibly the first) bearer of this name is saint Audifax, who was of noble descent and born in the Persian Empire. Somewhere between 268 and 270 AD, he went on a pilgrimage to Rome with his parents and brother, whose names were Marius, Martha and Abachum (also known as Habakkuk)... [more]
Aurée m & f History (Ecclesiastical)
French form of Aureus and Aurea.
Averky m Russian (Rare), History (Ecclesiastical, Russified)
Alternate transcription of Russian Аверкий (see Averkiy).
Azades m Middle Persian (Hellenized), History (Ecclesiastical)
Hellenized version of the name Azat, which is a form of Azad. This is the name of a fourth century saint and martyr who served King Shapur II as a eunuch... [more]
Baco m Greek Mythology (Portuguese-style), History (Ecclesiastical)
Spanish and Portuguese form of Bacchus. Baco (Bacchus in English) was a fourth-century Roman Christian soldier who, alongside Sergius, is revered as martyr and military saint by the Catholic, Eastern Orthodox and Oriental Orthodox Churches... [more]
Baglan m History (Ecclesiastical)
The name of a 6th-century Welsh saint.
Bennon m History (Ecclesiastical)
French form of Benno, this name refers to Saint Benno of Metz (927–940).
Benvenuta f Medieval Italian, Romansh, History (Ecclesiastical)
Feminine form of Benvenuto. Benvenuta Bojani (1254 - 1292) was an Italian Roman Catholic professed member of the Third Order of Saint Dominic. She dedicated her life to strict austerities as an act of repentance and devotion to God and was known to have visions of angels and demons... [more]
Berillo m History (Ecclesiastical)
Italian form of Beryllus. The name coincides with Italian berillo "beryl".
Berilo m History (Ecclesiastical), Portuguese (Brazilian, Rare)
Portuguese form of Beryllus. The name coincides with Portuguese berilo "beryl".
Bertulph m History (Ecclesiastical, Anglicized), Anglo-Saxon (Modern)
English form of Bertulf, also used to refer to the Mercian king Beorhtwulf.
Betto m History (Ecclesiastical), Germanic
Diminutive of Germanic names containing the Old Frankish or Old Saxon element berht, Old High German beraht meaning "bright" (Proto-Germanic *berhtaz).
Birillus m History (Ecclesiastical)
Saint Birillus of Antioch was the first evangelizer and the first bishop of Catania in Sicily.
Blaesilla f History (Ecclesiastical)
Feminine diminutive of Blaesus. Blaesilla (364–384) was a Roman widow and disciple of Jerome. Most of the knowledge about Blaesilla's life comes from the writings of Jerome, in which he described her piety and virtue... [more]
Blesila f History (Ecclesiastical)
Portuguese and Spanish form of Blaesilla.
Bobo m History (Ecclesiastical), Frankish (Latinized, ?)
This was the name of a 10th century saint.
Bodmaël m Breton (Gallicized), History (Ecclesiastical)
Derived from Gaulish Bodd "good will" and Breton mael "prince". This is the name of a 6th century saint.
Boisil m History (Ecclesiastical)
Saint Boisil (died 661) was a monk of Melrose Abbey, an offshoot of Lindisfarne, then in the Anglo-Saxon Kingdom of Northumbria, but now in Scotland, where he must have been one of the first generation of monks.
Bonizella f Italian (Rare, Archaic), Medieval Italian (Tuscan), History (Ecclesiastical)
Feminine form of Bonizone. The Blessed Bonizella or Bonizzella Cacciaconti (1235-1300) was a Sienese widow who devoted her time and money to the poor after the death of her husband, Naddo Piccolomini.
Bonna f History (Ecclesiastical)
Alternate name of Saint Wuna.
Brai m Sardinian (Archaic), History (Ecclesiastical)
Campidanese form of Blaise, borrowed from Catalan Blai.
Brannock m History (Ecclesiastical)
The name of the eponymous saint of the village of Braunton in Devon, England. Saint Brannock (or Brannoc) is said to have originated from South Wales and established a monastery at Braunton in the 6th century... [more]
Bregowine m History (Ecclesiastical)
Derived from Old English bregu "ruler" (compare Breguswið) and wine "friend". This was the name of a saint (d... [more]
Briomaglus m History (Ecclesiastical)
Possibly a form of Brioc combined with Celtic *maglos "noble, chief" (compare Maglocunos).
Bruinsech f History (Ecclesiastical)
The name of an Irish saint, listed in the 17th-century Martyrology of Donegal under May 29: 'Bruinsech Cael (the slender), Virgin, daughter of Crimthann of Mag Trea'. She has been identified with Buriana, an Irish saint who traveled to Cornwall.
Bryvyth f Medieval Cornish, History (Ecclesiastical)
The name of a medieval Cornish saint.
Budoc m History (Ecclesiastical), Breton Legend
Derived from Old Celtic boudi "victory". However, folk etymology likes to associate this name with beuziñ meaning "drown", with the intended meaning of "saved from the waters". In Breton legend this is the name of a 6th century saint, son of Azenor.
Buriana f History (Ecclesiastical, Latinized)
This was the name of an Irish saint who lived during the 6th-century, a hermit in St Buryan, near Penzance, Cornwall. She is identified with the Irish Saint Bruinsech.
Cælin m History (Ecclesiastical)
Cælin was an Orthodox priest in England in the seventh century, and brother of St. Cedd of Lastingham. The name Cælin is a spelling variant of the name of a West Saxon king Ceawlin, and is of Celtic rather than Anglo-Saxon derivation.
Caesaria f Late Roman, History (Ecclesiastical)
Feminine form of Caesarius. Caesaria of Arles (also called Caesaria the Elder, died c. 530), was a saint and abbess. She was born in a Gallo-Roman family and was trained at John Cassian's foundation in Marseilles.
Caïe m History (Ecclesiastical)
French form of Gaius and variant of Caïus
Caïus m History (Ecclesiastical)
French form of Gaius and variant of Caïe
Canuto m Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, History (Ecclesiastical, Hispanicized)
Spanish, Italian and Portuguese form of Knut. There are two Catholic saints by this name.
Carantoc m Medieval English, History (Ecclesiastical)
Anglicized form of Carannog. Saint Carantok was a 6th-century abbot, confessor, and saint in Wales and the West Country.
Carissima f English (Rare), History (Ecclesiastical), Medieval Italian
Means "dearest, most beloved" in Latin, the superlative form of the adjective cara/carus meaning "dear, beloved, loved"... [more]
Cast m Breton, History (Ecclesiastical)
Derived from Old Irish cath "battle". This was the name of an Irish monk from the 6th century.
Castritian m History (Ecclesiastical)
English form of Castricianus. This was the name of a saint from the 3rd century AD.
Castus m Ancient Roman, History (Ecclesiastical)
Derived from Latin castus "pure, chaste, virtuous".
Cathan m History (Ecclesiastical)
Scottish form of Cathán. The name coincides with Scottish Gaelic cathan "barnacle goose". ... [more]
Cedd m Anglo-Saxon, History (Ecclesiastical)
St. Cedd of Lastingham was Bishop of Essex in the seventh century.
Celerinus m Late Roman, History (Ecclesiastical)
Derived from the Latin word celer, meaning "quick, swift", followed by the masculine diminutive suffix -inus. This was the name of an African martyr, revered for his suffering while imprisoned by Emperor Trajan Decius in Rome... [more]
Cera f Medieval Irish (Anglicized), History (Ecclesiastical)
Early Anglicization of Ciara 1. Saint Cera of Ireland was an abbess in the 7th century who died in 679.
Cerneuf m History (Ecclesiastical)
This is one of the names by which the 4th-century martyr and saint Serenus the Gardener is known in France.
Cesària f Occitan, Provençal, Catalan (Rare), History (Ecclesiastical)
Occitan and Provençal feminine form of Cesari and Catalan form of Caesaria.
Ceslas m French, History (Ecclesiastical)
French form of Czesław via it's Latinized form Ceslaus.
Charbel m History (Ecclesiastical), Arabic
French and Portuguese transliteration of شربل‎ (see Sharbel).
Chrischona f Medieval German (Rare), History (Ecclesiastical)
Alemannic variant of Christiana recorded in medieval German-speaking Switzerland. This name was occasionally used in honor of Saint Chrischona, particularly in the Swiss city of Basel.... [more]
Chrodechilde f History (Ecclesiastical)
French form of the Germanic name Hrothildis (see Rothild). This was the original name of Saint Clotilde (for whom the names Rohilde or Rotilde would be more accurate).
Chrodegang m History (Ecclesiastical), Frankish
Form of Rotgang borne by an 8th-century Frankish saint.
Chrysanthus m Ancient Greek (Latinized), History (Ecclesiastical)
Latinized form of Chrysanthos. Saints Chrysanthus and Daria (3rd century – c. 283) are saints of the Early Christian period. Their names appear in the Martyrologium Hieronymianum, an early martyrs list, and a church was built in their honour over their reputed burial place in Rome.
Clerina f English (American, Archaic), History (Ecclesiastical)
Saint Clerina of Carthage was a 3rd-century saint. She is said to have been the aunt of Saint Celerinus.
Clodoaldo m History (Ecclesiastical), Portuguese (Brazilian)
Italian, Portuguese and Spanish form of Clodoald.
Clodulfo m History (Ecclesiastical)
Portuguese and Spanish form of Chlodulf.
Cloud m French (Archaic), History (Ecclesiastical)
Derived from various Germanic names beginning with the element Chlodo-, particularly Chlodowald and Chlodulf.
Collen m Medieval Welsh, History (Ecclesiastical)
Derived from Middle Welsh collen "hazel", ultimately from Old Welsh coll. Collen was a 7th-century monk who gave his name to Llangollen.
Columbano m History (Ecclesiastical)
Portuguese and Spanish form of Columbanus.
Comasia f Italian (Rare), History (Ecclesiastical)
Comasia was bore by a II-IV century martyr and saint who would help during drought and dryness. A legend says that her name was unknown even in the past so she was named Santa (Saint) come sia meaning "be that as it may" in Italian and later became Comasia... [more]
Consortia f History (Ecclesiastical)
Derived from the Latin adjective consors meaning "having a common lot, of the same fortune" (genitive consortis). This name was borne by a 6th-century saint who is said to be venerated at Cluny, France.
Conval m History (Ecclesiastical)
Saint Conval (died c.630) was an Irish-born missionary who, when pondering his vocation, was carried by the stone he stood on across the Irish Sea to Inchinnan in Scotland. He was active in the Kingdom of Strathclyde in the area of East Renfrewshire, where there were “Conval wells” in Barrhead and Thornliebank.
Crescent m History (Ecclesiastical), French (Rare), English (Rare)
French form and English variant of Crescens. In the English-speaking world, it is now considered a nature name referring to the phase of the moon, derived from Old French creissant, ultimately from Latin crescere "come forth, spring up, grow, thrive".... [more]
Crispulus m History (Ecclesiastical)
Derived from the Latin adjective crispulus meaning "curled, having curled hair". Also see the related names Crispus and Crispinus.... [more]
Cristeta f Aragonese (Rare), Spanish (Rare), Spanish (Philippines, Rare), History (Ecclesiastical)
Possibly a diminutive of Cristiana, a derivative of Latin christiana meaning "Christian (woman)". This was the name of a Spanish saint (from Talavera, Toledo) who was martyred during the persecutions of the Roman emperor Diocletian in the early 4th century.
Cuby m History (Ecclesiastical)
Cornish form of Cybi. Saint Cuby was a 6th-century Cornish bishop, saint and, briefly, king, who worked largely in North Wales.
Cunibert m History (Ecclesiastical), German (Rare, Archaic)
English and French form and German variant of Kunibert.
Cyngar m Medieval Welsh, History (Ecclesiastical)
The name of two 5th-century Welsh saints.
Dachuna f Old Celtic, History (Ecclesiastical)
The name of a medieval saint venerated in Cornwall, who was probably a Celtic Briton.
Dafrosa f Late Roman (?), History (Ecclesiastical)
Meaning uncertain. According to legend, Saint Dafrosa was the mother of Saint Bibiana.
Darerca f History (Ecclesiastical)
Saint Darerca of Ireland was a sister of Saint Patrick.
Dativa f Late Roman, History (Ecclesiastical), Eastern African, Portuguese (Rare), Spanish (Rare), Filipino (Rare)
Feminine form of Dativus. This was the name of a 5th-century Christian martyr from North Africa. It is mostly used in Eastern Africa (mainly in Tanzania, Rwanda and Uganda).
Defendens m History (Ecclesiastical), Late Roman
Derived from Late Latin defendere meaning "to defend, to protect". The soldier-saint Defendens of Thebes (Italian: San Defendente di Tebe) was, according to Christian tradition, a member of the Theban Legion, and thus martyred at Agaunum... [more]
Derwa f Cornish, History (Ecclesiastical)
Likely derived from Cornish derow "oak trees" (ultimately from Proto-Celtic *daru "tree"). Saint Derwa is the patron saint of Menadarva (Merther Derwa in Cornish, translating to grave of St Derwa in English) in the parish of Camborne, Cornwall... [more]
Devota f History (Ecclesiastical), Ligurian
Saint Devota (died ca. 303 AD) is the patron saint of Corsica and Monaco. She is sometimes identified with another Corsican saint named Julia, who was described in Latin as Deo devota ("devoted to God")... [more]
Digain m Medieval Welsh, History (Ecclesiastical)
The name of a 5th-century Welsh saint and prince.
Dioscoride m History (Ecclesiastical)
Italian and French form of Dioskorides via it's Latinized form Dioscorides.
Disciole f History (Ecclesiastical)
Meaning unknown. The 6th-century Frankish saint Disciole (or Disciola), a niece of Saint Salvius of Albi and a favourite companion of Queen Radegund, "was noted for her saintly death, which is described in detail by Gregory of Tours".
Divitien m History (Ecclesiastical)
French form of Divitianus. Saint Divitien was a 4th-century bishop of Soissons.
Dominador m Spanish (Philippines), History (Ecclesiastical, Hispanicized)
Spanish form of Dominator, used mainly in the Philippines.